Certified Nurse Assistants with Emergency Room (ER) skills can expect wages of $12.58 per hour on average. Residence is the main element affecting pay for this group — the specific employer and years of experience are driving factors as well. Although more than half have medical coverage and over one-half have dental coverage, close to one-third claim no health benefits at all. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Certified Nurse Assistants with Emergency Room (ER) skills. Women make up the vast majority of Certified Nurse Assistants with Emergency Room (ER) skills (89 percent) who answered the questionnaire. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$18,000 - $37,550  
   
Bonus
$15.78 - $1,600  
Profit Sharing
$105.00  
Total Pay (?
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$20,418 - $37,139  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 79
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.78 - $16.97  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.00  
Overtime
$7.56 - $25.91  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$15.78 - $1,600  
   
Profit Sharing
$105.00  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,418 - $37,139  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,450

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Pay by Experience Level for Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For Certified Nurse Assistants with Emergency Room (ER) skills, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $25K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $27K. Certified Nurse Assistants with Emergency Room (ER) skills see a median salary of $29K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Certified Nurse Assistants with Emergency Room (ER) skills who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $30K on average.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $26,687

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Providence offers some of the highest pay in the country for Certified Nurse Assistants with Emergency Room (ER) skills, 40 percent above the national average. Certified Nurse Assistants with Emergency Room (ER) skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Diego (+18 percent), Las Vegas (+16 percent), Philadelphia (+15 percent), and Milwaukee (+8 percent). Trailing the national average by 17 percent, Charlotte is the market with the smallest paychecks. Atlanta and Jacksonville are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 14 percent lower and 11 percent lower, respectively.

Key Stats for Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 164 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$27,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 164 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 34%
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